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What is Gen Payne capsules used for?

What is Gen Payne capsules used for?

Each capsule contains Paracetamol 250mg….

Brand Name Gen-Payne®
Indication For treatment of mild to moderate pain with or without fever.

How long does Gen Payne take to work?

For certain conditions (such as arthritis), it may take up to two weeks of taking this drug regularly until you get the full benefit.

How many Gen Payne can you take a day?

The recommended dose is 400 mg (1 capsule), up to three times a day as required. Leave at least six hours between 400 mg (1 capsule) doses. Do not take more than 1200 mg (3 capsules) in 24 hours. For treatment of migraine headache the recommended dose is 1 capsule of 400 mg as a single dose.

How many Ibupain can I take?

You can 2 caps every four hours as needed, but do not exceed 6 in a 24 hour period.

What are the active ingredients in Gen Payne?

Gen-Payne Capsule may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide. Gen-Payne Capsule contains Codeine Phosphate, Ibuprofen, and Paracetamol as active ingredients.

When is it safe to take Gen Payne capsules?

Hypersensitivity to Gen-Payne Capsule is a contraindication. In addition, Gen-Payne Capsule should not be used if you have the following conditions: Active peptic ulcer. Acute or severe bronchial asthma. Aspirin. Breastfeeding. Gastrointestinal bleeding. Hepatic impairment.

How often should I take Gen Payne paracetamol?

For treatment of mild to moderate pain with or without fever. 1-2 capsules every 4 hours. Do not exceed 12 capsules in 2 hours Gen-Payne® Capsules . Each capsule contains Paracetamol 250mg. For full prescribing information refer to the package insert approved by the Medicines Control Authority of Zimbabwe (MCAZ).

Why are paracetamol, codeine and ibuprofen combined in Gen-Payne?

Gen-Payne is a combination analgesic containing Paracetamol, codeine and ibuprofen. This is because it may be difficult to achieve pain control using a single agent. Combining analgesics with different mechanisms of actions offers increased efficacy due to additive or synergistic analgesic effects.